Posts in Fly Fishing North Island

Friday Fly Day - Modifying Your Flies

Friday Fly Day - Modifying Your Flies

Today’s Friday Fly Day was inspired by an online conversation I had recently about modifying your flies when on the water, or simply fishing them differently to get the eat..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/27/2020
Lubin Pfeiffer's Commonwealth Winning Gear

Lubin Pfeiffer's Commonwealth Winning Gear

Lubin checks in with this clip to give us an overview of his winning gear set up and how he puts it all together. Get some inside info and take your fly fishing to the next level..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/26/2020
Techy Thursday - Beat The Lock Down Boredom

Techy Thursday - Beat The Lock Down Boredom

With the whole country in lockdown you finally have the time to do all those chores around the house you promised to do once you found the time. Don’t do it. We have some more important chores for you to attend to..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/26/2020
Team Tuesday - Recap: Commonwealth Championships

Team Tuesday - Recap: Commonwealth Championships

It’s always a long lead up to an international fly fishing competition but the day had finally come for the Aussies to fly out to NZ for the 20th Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships. This year Australia.... Read more

by Lubin Pfieffer on 03/24/2020
Manic Monday - A Quick Trip Across the Ditch

Manic Monday - A Quick Trip Across the Ditch

New Zealand has always been somewhere that I’ve wanted to visit and last month I got the chance to fit in a quick week long road trip with my younger brother, who is currently living in Auckland. It was the perfect chance to hit the.... Read more

by Guest Blogger on 03/23/2020
Friday Flyday - Ants in your Pants

Friday Flyday - Ants in your Pants

Moving into autumn it’s great to have your ducks in a row for your last shot of the season. Chances are fish will lock onto mayfly, and chances are your boxes are full of.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/20/2020
Techy Thursday - Autumn Recap, Tips from the Archives

Techy Thursday - Autumn Recap, Tips from the Archives

Here at Manic we don’t reinvent the circle, we look at making it more dynamic. And likewise if it’s been said well before, then simply share the love, and here.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/19/2020
Salty Saturday - Season Update From King Tide Salt Fly

Salty Saturday - Season Update From King Tide Salt Fly

Tauranga Harbour has been good to us for the last few months. As expected the shallow water kingfish have put on a show, for the better part it’s been small poppers, savage topwater eats and happy clients..... Read more

by Lucas Allen on 03/14/2020
Friday Fly Day - New Autumn Favourites Created By Kyle Adams

Friday Fly Day - New Autumn Favourites Created By Kyle Adams

New from Kyle this Autumn are a bunch of awesome mayfly focused patterns and now’s certainly time to be fishing them..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/13/2020
Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing's Autumn Shift

Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing's Autumn Shift

Many now are feeling the inevitable season shift to Autumn, with much cooler, crisper mornings and a seemingly permanent chill to the air. The trout, and their food source feel it too. So what can you do to shift your approach to the seasons change?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/12/2020